Bridget Willet, DDS
Certified in general dentistry by the ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure, she has passed the first part of the certification exam from the American Board of Prosthodontics and plans the second part in 2013.
Dr. Willet earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina, a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland Dental School, and she earned a specialty certificate in prosthodontics and is eligible for a Master’s of Dental Science degree (pending the defense of her research thesis) from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. It was while she was completing her prosthodontics residency at the University of Connecticut that she was invited to join the June 2011 annual trip of prosthodontists and their students to the SEARHC Dental Clinic in Sitka, where she worked as laboratory technician fabricating dentures and surgical guides to be used during the placement of dental implants to retain lower dentures. She also served as a clinical and preclinical prosthodontics instructor for predoctoral dental students during her prosthodontics residency at the University of Connecticut.
Awards & Honors
Dr. Willet graduated Magna Cum Laude (with highest honors) for her DDS and BS degrees. She is a Phi Chapter member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society, and she won the American College of Prosthodontics Achievement Award, and the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration and the Organizations of Teachers Dental Practice Administration Award.
As a prosthodontist, Dr. Willet specializes in the placement of crowns, bridges and dentures. She will be based in Juneau, but will provide services in other SEARHC communities as needed. Dr. Willet’s medical interests include dental implants, oral rehabilitation, esthetics, speech, thermoplastic resin materials and maxillofacial prosthodontics. She enjoys experiencing Alaska, music, art and snowboarding.